8. Lung Cancer Prevention

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. Samira Shojaee1 and
  2. Konstantin H. Dragnev2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch8

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Shojaee, S. and Dragnev, K. H. (2012) Lung Cancer Prevention, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 4

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA

  2. 2

    Hematology/Oncology Section, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • lung cancer prevention;
  • lung carcinogenesis and cigarette smoking;
  • smoking prevention and cessation;
  • chemoprevention;
  • tobacco exposure prevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lung Cancer Epidemiology

  • Smoking Prevention and Cessation

  • Chemoprevention

  • Lung Cancer Chemoprevention Challenges

  • Conclusions

  • References